CCIO profile: James Reed
Claire Read talks to the chief clinical information officer of Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust about how a ZX Spectrum made him determined to work in both medicine and IT.
First RiO trust picks new supplier
The first of thirty community and mental health trusts in London and the South has picked a preferred supplier to replace its national RiO contract, which expires in 2015.
Decision expected on NPfIT exit costs
Trusts are hoping for an announcement soon on whether they or central government will bear the cost of exiting National Programme for IT contracts.
Trusts get RiO upgrade
BT is upgrading community and mental health organisations in London and the south of England to Release 2 of electronic patient record system RiO.
£600m in LPfIT costs post 2011
More than half of the estimated £1.2 billion cost of the London Programme for IT is being paid out after March 2011, six months after the national programme was officially axed.
Mental health trust appoints CCIO
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust has appointed a consultant psychiatrist as chief clinical information officer.
£575m SPfIT benefits yet to be realised
The Southern Programme for IT will cost nearly £1 billion by the end of the programme, but had reaped just £27m in benefits by March last year.
NPfIT to cost £10 billion
The final cost of the National Programme for IT in the NHS is expected to be more than £10 billion.
Coroner encourages mobile working
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust has deployed mobile devices to staff after an inquest heard that access to medical records could prevent patient suicides.
5 Boroughs buys RiO
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has awarded a contract to CSE for its RiO clinical information system.